Covington, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 2,529 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 
Males: 1,304  (51.6%)
Females: 1,225  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

44.4 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 47932.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,702 (it was $40,432 in 2000)
Covington:

$52,702
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,849 (it was $20,776 in 2000)

Covington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,100 (it was $74,800 in 2000)
Covington:

$114,100
IN:

$141,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $670.

March 2019 cost of living index in Covington: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.4%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 29.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Covington, IN (2010)
    • 2,56597.0%White alone
    • 291.1%Hispanic
    • 240.9%Two or more races
    • 120.5%American Indian alone
    • 80.3%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Black alone
    • 20.08%Other race alone

Races in Covington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Covington, Indiana as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Covington is 317 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Indiana average:

1.79
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Ancestries: American (30.6%), German (22.1%), English (13.7%), Irish (3.6%), Scottish (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 560 feet

Land area: 1.17 square miles.

Population density: 2,165 people per square mile   (low).

Covington, Indiana map

19 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $878 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $747 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (33.1 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (70.3 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (118.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Perrysville, IN (2.5 miles ),
Veedersburg, IN (2.7 miles ),
State Line City, IN (2.8 miles),
West Lebanon, IN (3.0 miles ),
Williamsport, IN (3.4 miles ),
Danville, IL (3.5 miles ),
Hillsboro, IN (3.5 miles ),
Attica, IN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.14 N, Longitude: 87.39 W

Area code: 765

Distribution of median household income in Covington, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Covington, IN in 2017
Covington satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $356,300
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $18,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $293,300
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $240,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $195,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Covington, IN residents
Average permit cost in Covington, IN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Indiana:

3.9%
Historical population in Covington, IN
Historical housing units in Covington, IN
Most common industries in Covington, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.8%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Machinery (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (11.4%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Machinery (5.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Covington, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)

Average climate in Covington, Indiana

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Tornado activity:

Covington-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the Covington city center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 28.5 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 285 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Covington-area historical earthquake activity is near Indiana state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 119.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 95.0 miles away from Covington center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 117.7 miles away from Covington center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 113.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 228.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fountain County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Covington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Covington:

  • WATERS OF COVINGTON THE (1600 E LIBERTY ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Covington:

  • VA ILLIANA HEALTHCARE SYSTEM - DANVILLE (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 11 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • DANVILLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • ST VINCENT WILLIAMSPORT HOSPITAL INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; WILLIAMSPORT, IN)
  • COUNTRY CARE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WILLIAMSPORT, IN)
  • WILLIAMSPORT NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WILLIAMSPORT, IN)
  • HAWTHORNE INN OF DANVILLE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • SCHULTZ HOUSE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)

Airports and heliports located in Covington:

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Amtrak station near Covington:

  • 13 miles: DANVILLE (MC DONALD'S, GILBERT ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Covington:

  • Danville Area Community College (about 11 miles; Danville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,229)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 33 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 38,271)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 45 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • DePauw University (about 45 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 46 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Indiana State University (about 47 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • Parkland College (about 48 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)

Public high school in Covington:

Private high school in Covington:

Public elementary/middle schools in Covington:

See full list of schools located in Covington

Library in Covington:

  • COVINGTON-VEEDERSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $196,849; Location: 622 5TH STREET; 42,436 books; 2,768 audio materials; 4,644 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 71 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Covington is less than 10 miles from the home of famous Hoosier, Sean Redenbaugh added by Maverick
  • The Covington First Baptist School updated information is: Covington Christian School, located at 518 Fifth Street Covington. They are now offering K-4 through 12th grades.

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Covington Troy - Mound Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Oak Grove Motel (7976 West US Highway 136).

Courts: Fountain County Court House (Court House), Fountain County - Circuit Court (301 4th Street).

Birthplace of: Eugene Savage - Artist.

Fountain County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Covington and their reported violations in the past:

OAK GROVE MOTEL (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2010), St Boil Water Order (SEP-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (3 times from MAY-17-2010 to JAN-18-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-20-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-20-2009), St Boil Water Order (AUG-20-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-28-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (3 times from DEC-18-2008 to MAY-24-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAR-13-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-13-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-18-2008 to MAY-17-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-29-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-18-2008 to MAY-17-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-18-2008 to MAY-17-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-07-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2010), St Boil Water Order (SEP-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-17-2010 to JAN-18-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2010), St Boil Water Order (SEP-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-18-2008 to MAY-17-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Covington that have no violations reported:

  • COVINGTON WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 2,645, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.6%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
100 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
21 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
97 people in nursing homes in 2000
35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Covington (2011 data):

  • The Fountain Trust Company: at 1 Fountain Square, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $260.2 mil, Deposits: $226.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Piper Holdings, Inc.
  • Old National Bank: Covington Branch at 401 Washington Street, branch established on 1928/11/13. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • MainSource Bank: Covington Branch at 417 E. Liberty Street, branch established on 1992/03/01. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $2,729.1 mil, Deposits: $2,167.0 mil, headquarters in Greensburg, IN, positive income, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Mainsource Financial Group, Inc.
  • CentreBank: Covington Branch at 315 Washington Street, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $57.8 mil, Deposits: $49.6 mil, headquarters in Veedersburg, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Lawrence L. Osborn Scholarship Trust

For population 15 years and over in Covington:

Marital status in Covington, IN
  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

For population 25 years and over in Covington:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Covington
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Covington, IN (based on Fountain County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,64624
Mainline Protestant1,21212
Catholic6001
Other-1
None11,782-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Here:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Fountain County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Fountain County:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.5%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fountain County:

15.4%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Covington:

47.9%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Covington:

42.5%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.4%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.8%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Covington:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Covington:

36.1%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

51.9%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.2%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Covington, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 6$15,633$31,2660$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$20,606$41,2120$0
Streets and Highways 5$17,284$41,4820$0
Electric Power 4$14,090$42,2700$0
Financial Administration 3$9,570$38,2800$0
Solid Waste Management 2$7,463$44,7780$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,948$23,3760$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$3,519
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 28$5,527
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 27$86,594$38,48631$9,046

Covington government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,219,000 ($877.42)
    Police Protection: $432,000 ($170.82)
    Regular Highways: $289,000 ($114.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000 ($57.33)
    General - Other: $145,000 ($57.33)
    Water Utilities: $115,000 ($45.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $95,000 ($37.56)
    Sewerage: $85,000 ($33.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $64,000 ($25.31)
    Central Staff Services: $63,000 ($24.91)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($9.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($7.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $23,000 ($9.09)
    Benefit Payments: $7,000 ($2.77)
    Withdrawals: $1,000 ($0.40)
    Corporate Bonds: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($13.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($7.12)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($1.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($1.98)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.79)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,126,000 ($445.24)

Covington government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $324,000 ($128.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000 ($57.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($9.89)
    Other: $3,000 ($1.19)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.79)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $26,000 ($10.28)
    From Other Governments: $5,000 ($1.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $198,000 ($78.29)
    Other: $28,000 ($11.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $59,000 ($23.33)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($2.37)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,516,000 ($994.86)
    Water Utilities: $354,000 ($139.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $323,000 ($127.72)
    Other: $67,000 ($26.49)
    General Local Government Support: $30,000 ($11.86)
  • Tax - Property: $334,000 ($132.07)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.79)

Covington government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $880,000 ($347.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $775,000 ($306.45)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000 ($41.52)

Covington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,000 ($2.37)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $598,000 ($236.46)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $468,000 ($185.05)

6.52% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tippecanoe County, IN  1.03% ($36,809 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, IN  1.00% ($36,242)
to Warren County, IN  0.97% ($38,953)
Businesses in Covington, IN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Ford1
Arby's1H&R Block1
CVS1Subway1
Chevrolet1UPS1
FedEx1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Covington:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WITY (980 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: VERMILION BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDAN (1490 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Covington:

  • WKZS (103.1 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD BROADCASTING , INC., OF IN.)
  • WFOF (90.3 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: DOXA, INCORP.)
  • WSKL (92.9 FM; VEEDERSBURG, IN; Owner: ZONA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRHK (94.9 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WDNL (102.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • W216BB (91.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, IN; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WXLS (99.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: I.A.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAZY-FM (96.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS L.P.)
  • WSHP (95.7 FM; ATTICA, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WIMC (103.9 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WCDQ (106.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFWR (91.5 FM; ATTICA, IN; Owner: FOUNTAIN WARREN COMMUNITY RADIO CORP)
  • WAXI (104.9 FM; ROCKVILLE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • W293AF (106.5 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: TRUSTEES OF UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS)

TV broadcast stations around Covington:

  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W31BX (Channel 31; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCU (Channel 27; URBANA, IL; Owner: URBANA-CHAMPAIGN BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
Covington fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Covington fatal accident list:

Jun 13, 2013 03:29 PM, Cr-Dixie Bee Rd, Cr-420 W, Lat: 40.116242, Lon: -87.349861, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 18, 2012 06:55 PM, Cr-260 N Rd, Lat: 40.220917, Lon: -87.314178, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Sep 23, 2012 02:38 PM, Layton Station Rd, Cr-200, Lat: 40.096928, Lon: -87.318786, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 14, 2011 03:32 PM, River Rd, Lat: 40.097458, Lon: -87.399697, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 1, 2010 11:45 AM, Sr-32, Lat: 40.051403, Lon: -87.338047, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 9, 2007 07:03 AM, South River Rd, Cr-170, Lat: 40.097600, Lon: -87.399794, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 27, 1981 04:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 58Number of bridges
  • 673ft / 205mTotal length
  • $26,320,000Total costs
  • 226,106Total average daily traffic
  • 59,607Total average daily truck traffic
  • 154,192Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Covington, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 61920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 221950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Covington, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Covington)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 216 Union Street (Lat: 40.136139 Lon: -87.397778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.5 m, Overall height: 97.2 m, Call Sign: KNDK594,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.955 MHz, Grant Date: 08/18/2012, Expiration Date: 08/19/2022, Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave., Ste. 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • 1/4 Mi N Of 350 W & 350 N On Eastside Of 350 W (Lat: 40.180306 Lon: -87.329167), Call Sign: KBE809,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.460 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/1996, Expiration Date: 09/16/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/17/2002, Registrant: Owen Moudy, 1563 N 350 W, Covington, IN 47932, Phone: (317) 793-4479
  • 616 Washington St (Lat: 40.141694 Lon: -87.390278), Call Sign: KNFD322, Licensee ID: L00021640,
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.860 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2012, Expiration Date: 03/28/2022, Registrant: Parish Wrecker Service, 616 Washington St, Covington, IN 47932, Phone: (317) 793-3191
  • Lat: 40.141694 Lon: -87.394722, Call Sign: WPSL998,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/2001, Expiration Date: 06/18/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2011, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: H M Electronics Inc, 6675 Mesa Ridge Road, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6166, Fax: (858) 552-0139
  • 16502 North State Road 63 (Lat: 40.144778 Lon: -87.396667), Call Sign: WQHR870,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.362 MHz, 464.187 MHz, 464.012 MHz, 464.212 MHz, 464.037 MHz, 464.237 MHz, 464.062 MHz, 464.262 MHz, 464.087 MHz, 464.287 MHz, 464.112 MHz, 464.312 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2007, Expiration Date: 10/19/2017, Cancellation Date: 12/23/2017, Certifier: David Enkema, Registrant: Erc Parts, Inc, 4001 Cobb International Blvd, Kennesaw, GA 30152, Phone: (770) 984-0276, Fax: (770) 951-1875, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 610 3rd St (Lat: 40.137528 Lon: -87.398056), Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WMF759, Licensee ID: L00092447,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/1993, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Registrant: The Moody Bible Institute Of Chicago, 820 North Lasalle Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60610
  • FOUNTAIN SRF, 216 Union Street (Lat: 40.136139 Lon: -87.397778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.5 m, Overall height: 97.2 m, Call Sign: WPTE913,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 07/21/2011, Expiration Date: 09/17/2021, Certifier: Donald W Kottlowski Mr., Registrant: State Of (Ipsc) Indiana, Igcn - Rm N340 - 100 North Senate Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone: (317) 234-6513, Fax: (317) 234-6514, Email:
  • CH03IP182, 145 S Stringtown Road (Lat: 40.125694 Lon: -87.380500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.3 m, Call Sign: WQST613,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2013, Expiration Date: 11/13/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • 820 Railroad St (Lat: 40.141694 Lon: -87.391667), Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WHF255, Licensee ID: L00495564,
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/1987, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Registrant: Benton-Weatherford Broadcasting, Inc.,, Of Indiana P.O. Box 67, Covington, IN 47932

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Covington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Covington)

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 29. The highest number of reported fires - 49 took place in 2010, and the least - 11 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Covington, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (37.6%), and Structure Fires (35.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Covington, IN
    • 17537.6%Outside Fires
    • 16535.5%Structure Fires
    • 9219.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 337.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Covington, IN
Most common first names in Covington, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5481.0 years
James4672.1 years
John4674.2 years
William4274.2 years
Charles3877.4 years
Robert3570.5 years
Ruth3081.1 years
Donald2169.6 years
Helen2180.3 years
Dorothy2080.6 years
Most common last names in Covington, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Keller3174.6 years
Smith2777.6 years
Allen2581.5 years
Martin1978.9 years
Davis1372.5 years
White1279.8 years
Hegg1277.8 years
Auter1177.9 years
Woodrow1175.4 years
Galloway1182.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Covington, IN
  • 89.4%Utility gas
  • 9.6%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Covington, IN
  • 68.6%Utility gas
  • 27.8%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Covington compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 7 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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